Worth Every Penny: Soba-Ya's Lunch Box
In other words: What constitutes value? Food worth saving up for, worthy of a special occasion, an affordable lunch special at an expensive restaurant, or an inspired version of a cheap eat that's not quite as cheap as usual.
Today, the "lunch box" at Soba-ya, which costs $17.
Click through the jump to see food porn of the gargantuan amounts of superior Japanese food that your $17 will buy you.
...A generous portion of Soba-ya's handcrafted soba noodles, served either hot, in a delicious broth, or cold, with cold broth on the side...
...And finally, a mildly sweet, milky soy custard, topped with strawberry